APRICATE

PRONUNCIATION: (AP-ri-kayt)

MEANING:
verb intr.: To bask in the sun.
verb tr.: To expose to the sun.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin apricari (to bask in the sun). Earliest documented use: 1691. Despite a similar spelling, the word apricot has a different origin. Its from Latin praecox (early-ripening).

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CAPRICATE - to turn into a goat

AGRICATE - to combine a whole bunch of little worthless swamps into one large farm

APRILATE - May